225th Anniversary


The first of Boonsboro’s 44 half-acre lots was sold in 1792.  By 1801 the Eagle Hotel (now Inn Boonsboro) was built and a post office established.  Peter Conn, the proprietor of the new hotel was also the Town’s first postmaster.   At first, the town grew slowly; in 1803, 11 years after Boonsboro was established, only 24 houses had been built.  But the all-weather turnpike connecting Baltimore and the western settlements facilitated...

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Evening of History, Music and Wine at Big Cork Sunday, April 30th, 5:30pm – 7:30pm Location: Big Cork Vineyards, 4236 Main St., Rohrersville, MD Come out and celebrate Boonsboro’s 225th Anniversary with a kick-off event at Big Cork Vineyards. If you love wine and history, this event is for you!! Sip some wine, enjoy the gorgeous scenery and delicious food, bask in the history of our wonderful town and take home a commemorative...

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Announcing 225th Anniversary Events!

Announcing 225th Anniversary Events!


Posted on Feb 3, 2017

We are excited to announce five events planned in celebration of Boonsboro’s 225th Anniversary in 2017. There is truly something for all ages and interests – from baseball games and road races to wine, live music and theater! And don’t forget the reenactment on July 1st at Washington Monument!  Click HERE for the calendar. Our goal is to offer activities that will enlighten us to Boonsboro’s historic past and...

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The 225th Anniversary ornament is here! This pewter ornament features Boonsboro’s 225th Anniversary logo on the front and a brief history of our Washington Monument on the back. The ornaments are available for $10 at: Boonsboro Town Hall (cash or check) A Cut Above Hair Design Josie’s On Main Sherry’s Beauty Salon Turn The Page Bookstore Spread the word about Boonsboro’s 225th Anniversary with the perfect...

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Whether you’re visiting Boonsboro for the first time or a lifelong resident, you are sure to learn something new from our Walking Tour of Boonsboro. Brought to you by the Boonsboro Historical Society, the tour is available in both print and mobile versions, and offers insight on 38 locations of historical interest in town. For example, did you know that the building which houses Dan’s Restaurant & Tap House today has...

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SAVE THE DATE

SAVE THE DATE


Posted on Dec 2, 2016

Saturday, July 1, 2017 Washington Monument Commemorative Ceremony – a Historic Re-Enactment by the Christian Ardinger Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will be held on July 1st, 2017 at 11am at the Washington Monument State Park 6620 Zittlestown Road near Boonsboro,...

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